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YMCA Offers Free Swim Lessons This Summer

The YMCA is making available “Free Safety Around Water—YMCA Camp Birkett” classes for children in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Pickney this summer. YMCA instruction includes...

Free Washtenaw County Summer Fun in June

June 7 Folded Paper Pride Decorations Learn a new paper folding technique to deck out your space for Pride month. Westgate Branch Library, 2503 Jackson Ave., Ann...

Where to Take Dad on Fathers Day 2024

Father’s Day is celebrated on Sunday, June 16. We found a weekend full of fun ways to spend the day with dad, most nearby and others a short road trip away.

Autism Friendly Preschools in the Ann Arbor Area

Parents today are flooded with daycare and preschool options. So many factors come into play when choosing childcare: teacher to child ratio, curriculum structure, tuition, accommodations and facilities, to name just a few.

Former Board of Education Member Speaks on AAPS Budget Deficit 

Ann Arbor Public Schools recently announced that 25 million dollars needs to be cut from their budget.

Spring Programming at the Hands On Museum and Leslie Science & Nature Center

The promise of spring brings with it anticipation and transitions. From rising temperatures to evergreen parks, playscapes and outdoor markets popping up during April...

A Circle of Care: Innovation and Generosity at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

Eleven years ago, a journey began at the University of Michigan Health’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital with a young patient named Reese Partlow. Diagnosed...

Megan Shuchman and 826michigan: Supporting Local Students Through Writing  

Meet Megan Shuchman, Executive Director of the non-profit 826michigan and dedicated supporter of youth in the Ann Arbor area.

The Play Station in Milan Offers Space for Kids to Climb, Bounce and Explore

Sometimes, the littles just need a new place to get their wiggles out. And sometimes, moms and dads need a break from the home routine, too.

Meet Chef Allie Lyttle of LaLa’s Too

Chef Allie Lyttle of LaLa’s Too began her journey with food as a teenager who was just hoping for a paycheck. Lyttle, a wife...

Saline Area Schools Improvements Include STEAM Center

Saline Area Schools (SAS) approved $14.7 million dollars for the construction of the STEAM center and weight room at Saline High School.   “The Saline Board...

Aid in Milan Offers Unique Food Assistance Services

Serving the greater Milan area, Aid in Milan offers a lifeline to those in need through a unique focus on perishable goods, setting it...